Friday, March 10, 2023

Tom Mix -- Three Jumps Ahead -- March 10, 2023

Motion Picture News, 10-March-1923

Tom Mix was the greatest western star in silent films. The Stand Theater in Atlanta used this lobby display to promote Chasing the Moon. The moon with Tom's face was illuminated from the back with a flashing light. Chasing the Moon was a 1922 production directed by Eddie Sedgwick. 

Motion Picture News, 03-March-1923

Tom's next production would be Three Jumps Ahead, directed by John Ford. "'Tony,' the wonder horse of the screen, and Tom leap over a canyon twenty feet wide and ninety feet deep, in addition to other wild rides from steep mountain sides."

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